Thursday, September 5 (Day B)

Math: 

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_kt0ecu_jk Here is the video for “We Will Round (Rock) You” -happy practicing:) Fourth grade will be performing this at our September 18 all-school assembly (props can include sunglasses and ballcaps;))
  • No homework tonight due to chapter 1 test today. Our next chapter of study is Add and Subtract Whole Numbers

Reading: 

  • Read for pleasure
  • Study for Friday’s Lesson 2 vocabulary test

Writing:

  • Today our figurative language focus was personification

Spelling:

  • Students will receive their first list and worksheet this Friday.

Social Studies:

  • Complete and turn in the “My 3 Sisters Garden” sheet by tomorrow for a privilege ticket:) On the reverse side of that sheet is a 3 Sisters Stew recipe–bon appetit!
  • Students are to use their completed PA map that shows the location of each tribe and indicates to which nation they belonged (Iroquois or Algonquian) as their study guide for a 10 point quiz next week (4O-Monday; 4G-Tuesday). We have reviewed this at the top of each social studies class:)

Science:

  • Use the monarch butterfly’s four stages of complete metamorphosis study guide to prepare for Tuesday’s quiz.

Information:

  • Band instrument lessons will be Monday. If your instrument was delivered to the school, Miss Almoney will give it to you at your lesson.
  • Please return the signed Homework/Discipline Plan slip ASAP (it was the sheet with the attached SAMPLE blue report). Thanks
  • Please sign and return the WWE and blue report by this Friday.
  • FYI: I am highly sensitive to scents, especially ALL perfumes/colognes (immediate headache). I would appreciate students refraining from use–thanks:) The students are aware.
  • Our classroom has large headphones students can use with their new Chrome Books (laptop), but since most students feel more comfortable using ear buds, they are welcome to bring those in.

Wednesday, September 4 (Day A)

Math: 

  • The chapter 1 (Place Value/number forms/rounding) test will be TOMORROW. Students are to use their corrected practice as their study guide to prepare.
  • *Practice words to “We Will Round (Rock) You”–Find the place, look next door, 5 or more you raise the score, 4 or less, you let it rest, look to the right, put zeros in sight–We will, we will, round you. Fourth grade will be performing this at our September 18 all-school assembly (props can include sunglasses and ballcaps;))

Reading: 

  • Read for pleasure
  • Study for Friday’s Lesson 2 vocabulary test

Writing:

  • Today our figurative language focus was onomatopoeia

Spelling:

  • Students will receive their first list and worksheet this Friday.

Social Studies:

  • Our first unit of study is Pennsylvania Native Americans

Science:

  • A study guide for the monarch butterfly’s four stages of complete metamorphosis was sent home today for the quiz Tuesday

Information:

  • Please return the signed Homework/Discipline Plan slip ASAP (it was the sheet with the attached SAMPLE blue report). Thanks
  • Please sign and return the WWE and blue report by this Friday.
  • FYI: I am highly sensitive to scents, especially ALL perfumes/colognes (immediate headache). I would appreciate students refraining from use–thanks:) The students are aware.
  • Our classroom has large headphones students can use with their new Chrome Books (laptop), but since most students feel more comfortable using ear buds, they are welcome to bring those in.

Tuesday, September 3 (Day D)

Math: 

  • p. 47 & 48 #1, 2, 5
  • Chapter 1 quiz is in today’ WWE
  • The chapter 1 (Place Value/number forms/rounding) test will be this Thursday. A corrected practice test will be sent home Wednesday to use as a study guide.
  • *Practice words to “We Will Round (Rock) You”–Find the place, look next door, 5 or more you raise the score, 4 or less, you let it rest, look to the right, put zeros in sight–We will, we will, round you.

Reading: 

  • Read for pleasure
  • Study for Friday’s Lesson 2 vocabulary test

Writing:

Spelling:

  • In today’s WWE (weekly work envelope) there is a purple information slip concerning our spelling program. Students will receive their first list and worksheet this Friday.

Social Studies:

  • Our first unit of study is Pennsylvania Native Americans

Science:

  • A study guide for the monarch butterfly’s four stages of complete metamorphosis will be sent home tomorrow for the quiz next Tuesday

Information:

  • Please return the signed Homework/Discipline Plan slip ASAP (it was the sheet with the attached SAMPLE blue report). Thanks
  • Please sign and return the WWE and blue report by this Friday.
  • FYI: I am highly sensitive to scents, especially ALL perfumes/colognes (immediate headache). I would appreciate students refraining from use–thanks:) The students are aware.
  • Our classroom has large headphones students can use with their new Chrome Books (laptop), but since most students feel more comfortable using ear buds, they are welcome to bring those in.

Thursday, August 29 (Day C)

Math: 

  • p. 41 #2, 4, 6 only
  • *Practice words to “We Will Round (Rock) You”–Find the place, look next door, 5 or more you raise the score, 4 or less, you let it rest, look to the right, put zeros in sight–We will, we will, round you.

Reading: 

  • Read for pleasure
  • Study for next week’s Lesson 2 vocabulary test

Writing:

Spelling:

Social Studies:

  • Our first unit of study is Pennsylvania Native Americans

Science:

Information:

  • Please return the signed Homework/Discipline Plan slip ASAP (it was the sheet with the attached SAMPLE blue report). Thanks🙂
  • 8/29 – 1:30 early dismissal- today (AM kdg. attends & has lunch at school)
  • 8/30 – No School-Friday
  • 9/2– No School (Labor Day)-Monday
  • FYI: I am highly sensitive to scents, especially ALL perfumes/colognes (immediate headache). I would appreciate students refraining from use–thanks:) The students are aware.
  • Our classroom has large headphones students can use with their new Chrome Books (laptop), but since most students feel more comfortable using ear buds, they are welcome to bring those in.

Wednesday, August 28 (Day B)

Math: 

  • No homework due to Meet the Teacher night:)
  • *Blue group: practice words to “We Will Round (Rock) You”–Find the place look next door, 5 or more you raise the score, 4 or less you let it rest, Look to the right put zeros in sight–We will, we will, round you…

Reading: 

  • The summer reading calendar is to be handed in to me by the end of this week.
  • Read for pleasure
  • Study for next week’s Lesson 2 vocabulary test

Writing:

  • Today, we discussed SIMILE AND METAPHOR, two other types of figurative language.

Spelling:

Social Studies:

  • Our first unit of study is Pennsylvania Native Americans

Science:

Information:

  • Students have until Thursday to return the signed WWE (weekly work envelope)
  • Please return the signed Homework/Discipline Plan slip by Thursday.
  • Complete and return the Absentee Helper half sheet, the internet half sheet, and the 2-sided Contact Verification form as soon as possible-thanks.
  • Attention 4th grade students and parents: If you are interested in learning more about the Penn Manor Instrumental Music Program, then please read PM Elementary Instrumental Music blog and specifically Beginner Information. Here is the link to the online registration form. Registrations will be accepted through August 31. Lessons will begin as soon as schedules can be developed and shared with families and teachers at each school. Please contact your child’s classroom music teacher or Ms. Almoney with questions. (All 4th graders will receive the “Do you want to play an instrument?” paper which includes instructions for those who do not have internet access.)
  • 8/28 – Meet the Teacher Night, TODAY 4:00 to 6:00
  • 8/29 – 1:30 early dismissal- Thursday (AM kdg. attends & has lunch at school)
  • 8/30 – No School-Friday
  • 9/2– No School (Labor Day)-Monday

Tuesday, August 27 (Day A)

Math: 

  • p. 33-34 #1-10 evens only

Reading: 

  • The summer reading calendar is to be handed in to me by the end of this week.
  • Read for pleasure.

Writing:

  • Yesterday we discussed ALLITERATION, a type of figurative language.

Spelling:

Social Studies:

  • Our first unit of study is Pennsylvania Native Americans

Science:

Information:

  • Students have until Thursday to return the signed WWE (weekly work envelope)
  • Students had their first experience today with their brand-new Chrome Books!
  • Please return the signed Homework/Discipline Plan slip by Thursday.
  • Complete and return the Absentee Helper half sheet, the internet half sheet, and the 2-sided Contact Verification form as soon as possible-thanks.
  • Attention 4th grade students and parents: If you are interested in learning more about the Penn Manor Instrumental Music Program, then please read PM Elementary Instrumental Music blog and specifically Beginner Information. Here is the link to the online registration form. Registrations will be accepted through August 31. Lessons will begin as soon as schedules can be developed and shared with families and teachers at each school. Please contact your child’s classroom music teacher or Ms. Almoney with questions. (All 4th graders will receive the “Do you want to play an instrument?” paper which includes instructions for those who do not have internet access.)
  • 8/28 – Meet the Teacher Night, TOMORROW 4:00 to 6:00
  • 8/29 – 1:30 early dismissal- Thursday (AM kdg. attends & has lunch at school)
  • 8/30 – No School-Friday
  • 9/2– No School (Labor Day)-Monday

Monday, August 26 (Day D)

Math: 

  • p. 27-28 #1-15 odds only

Reading: 

  • The summer reading calendar is to be handed in to me by the end of August.
  • Read for pleasure.

Writing:

Spelling:

Social Studies:

Science:

Information:

  • The students’ WWE (weekly work envelope) is coming home today. Inside you will find all work and informational sheets from the previous week. Today, you will also find a homework/discipline plan sheet with a sample blue report attached explaining our classroom plan. Please read, discuss, sign, and return the bottom slip. A student blue report will be in each week’s WWE (excluding this week). All papers stay home and your child has until Friday to return the signed envelope and signed blue report back to school.
  • Complete and return the Absentee Helper half sheet, the internet half sheet, and the 2-sided Contact Verification form as soon as possible-thanks.
  • Attention 4th grade students and parents: If you are interested in learning more about the Penn Manor Instrumental Music Program, then please read PM Elementary Instrumental Music blog and specifically Beginner Information. Here is the link to the online registration form. Registrations will be accepted through August 31. Lessons will begin as soon as schedules can be developed and shared with families and teachers at each school. Please contact your child’s classroom music teacher or Ms. Almoney with questions. (All 4th graders will receive the “Do you want to play an instrument?” paper which includes instructions for those who do not have internet access.)
  • 8/28 – Meet the Teacher Night, Wednesday 4:00 to 6:00
  • 8/29 – 1:30 early dismissal- Thursday (AM kdg. attends & has lunch at school)
  • 8/30 – No School-Friday
  • 9/2– No School (Labor Day)-Monday

Friday, August 23 (Day C)

Math: p. 21-22 #1-5 and 11

Reading: The summer reading calendar is to be handed in to me by the end of August.

Writing:

Spelling:

Social Studies:

Science:

Information:

  • Complete and return the Absentee Helper half sheet, the internet half sheet, and the 2-sided Contact Verification form as soon as possible-thanks.
  • Attention 4th grade students and parents: If you are interested in learning more about the Penn Manor Instrumental Music Program, then please read PM Elementary Instrumental Music blog and specifically Beginner Information. Here is the link to the online registration form. Registrations will be accepted through August 31. Lessons will begin as soon as schedules can be developed and shared with families and teachers at each school. Please contact your child’s classroom music teacher or Ms. Almoney with questions. (All 4th graders will receive the “Do you want to play an instrument?” paper which includes instructions for those who do not have internet access.)
  • 8/28 – Meet the Teacher Night, Wednesday 4:00 to 6:00
  • 8/29 – 1:30 early dismissal- Thursday (AM kdg. attends & has lunch at school)
  • 8/30 – No School-Friday
  • 9/2– No School (Labor Day)-Monday

Thursday, August 22 (Day B)

Math: p. 15-16 #1-13 and #16 highly recommended to attempt;)

Reading: The summer reading calendar is to be handed in to me by the end of August.

Writing:

Spelling:

Social Studies:

Science:

Information:

  • Today, you will find a classroom information sheet in your child’s blue homework folder.
  • Complete and return the Absentee Helper half sheet, the internet half sheet, and the 2-sided Contact Verification form as soon as possible-thanks.
  • Today students had fun sharing yours/their life “attitude” examples; as well as, how well you know your child using the fortune teller we made yesterday;)
  • Attention 4th grade students and parents: If you are interested in learning more about the Penn Manor Instrumental Music Program, then please read PM Elementary Instrumental Music blog and specifically Beginner Information. Here is the link to the online registration form. Registrations will be accepted through August 31. Lessons will begin as soon as schedules can be developed and shared with families and teachers at each school. Please contact your child’s classroom music teacher or Ms. Almoney with questions. (All 4th graders will receive the “Do you want to play an instrument?” paper which includes instructions for those who do not have internet access.)
  • 8/28 – Meet the Teacher Night, Wednesday 4:00 to 6:00
  • 8/29 – 1:30 early dismissal- Thursday (AM kdg. attends & has lunch at school)
  • 8/30 – No School-Friday
  • 9/2– No School (Labor Day)-Monday

Wednesday, August 21 (Day A)

Thursday, August 23 (Day A)

Posted on August 21, 2018

Math:

Reading:

Writing:

Spelling:

Social Studies:

Science:

Information:

  • Please look at all papers coming home today in your child’s homework folder. Complete and return the Absentee Helper half sheet, the internet half sheet, and the 2-sided Contact Verification Form.
  • Attention 4th grade students and parents: If you are interested in learning more about the Penn Manor Instrumental Music Program, then please read PM Elementary Instrumental Music blog and specifically Beginner Information. Here is the link to the online registration form. Registrations will be accepted through August 31. Lessons will begin as soon as schedules can be developed and shared with families and teachers at each school. Please contact your child’s classroom music teacher or Ms. Almoney with questions. (All 4th graders will receive the “Do you want to play an instrument?” paper which includes instructions for those who do not have internet access.)
  • 8/28 – Meet the Teacher Night, Wednesday 4:00 to 6:00
  • 8/29 – 1:30 early dismissal- Thursday (AM kdg. attends & has lunch at school)
  • 8/30 – No School-Friday
  • 9/2– No School (Labor Day)-Monday